Helpful Information for Students, Families, Faculty and Staff
Self Help Resources
Use this information to make positive changes in your life or assist you in better understanding someone you care about
Community Counseling Resources
Find a counseling practitioner in the Harrisonburg community.
Find a psychiatric practitioner (for medication) in the Harrisonburg community.
Read useful information geared toward current JMU students.
For Returning War Veterans
Read tips and resources for war veterans transitioning to college.
For International Students
Learn about mental health resources for international students attending JMU.
For LGBTQIQA Students
Review resources available for LGBTQIQA JMU students.
For Parents and Families
Read a series of helpful articles written for parents and families of college students.
For Faculty & Staff
Read a series of articles designed to help faculty respond to student behavior that is causing uncertainty, concern, and/or alarm.
Reducing the Risk of Suicide at JMU
Any member of the JMU campus community may come into contact with someone struggling with thoughts of suicide. Being aware of distress signals, ways to intervene, and sources of support for the student can help us respond more effectively to such situations.
Supporting a Sexual Assault Survivor
Tips for supporting someone who has survived a sexual assault
Tips for Referring a Student to Counseling
Learn how to help a student in distress get counseling.
Intro to Mindfulness & Relaxation
Learn how to relax and become mindful to manage stress and improve your quality of life
Get directions to the JMU Counseling Center